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top story On Tuesday, Jaide Granier, K’Leigh Harlin, Braden Hathcock, Jaycee Burrow, Mattson Locke, Tanner Hall, and Jasmine Fraley helped to unload a school bus full of food and other items at the DeLeon Food Pantry. Students from Perkins Middle School collected the items last week, plus a cash donation of $198.

City awards bids for wall, pipes

By JON AWBREY Publisher The DeLeon City Council met in a called meeting Tuesday, and discussed three agenda items: providing monetary support to the DeLeon Veterans Remembrance Wall, awarding a construction bid for a city-wide waterline project, and awarding a bid for repair work to the north wall of City Hall.

DISD moves forward on below-budget ag facility

By JON AWBREY Publisher The Board of Trustees of the DeLeon Independent School District met in their regular monthly meeting on Monday to discuss the building of a new agriculture facility and the districts financial integrity rating.

Veterans Wall asks for donations from DeLeon

As reported in the October 15 issue of the DeLeon Free Press, the DeLeon Veterans Remembrance Park has a financial shortfall. The committee has a plan to finance the completion of the Remembrance Park. However, it includes taking out a loan while we await a grant to come through.

Early voting is underway; vote in DeLeon on Oct. 28

Early voting for registered Comanche County voters is currently underway and will end on October 31. Voting lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room B102 in the basement of the Comanche County Courthouse. Extended voting hours will be offered at the courthouse from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on October 28.